German Center for Venetian Studies

Throughout  2016 the German Center for Venetian Studies is organizing various events linked to Jewish culture and history. We would like to highlight:

4 April 2016, 6 p.m.  Ateneo Veneto; Lecture – Vivere a Venezia (Living in Venice)  – With journalists Dirk Schümer (“Die Welt“, Venice) and Paolo Navarro Dina (”Il Gazzettino“, Venice). Chairperson: Birgit Schönau (“Die Zeit”, Rome).
A discussion on today’s Jewish life and culture in Venice.

7 April 2016, 10 a.m. Cà Foscari University  – Lecture: Shylock in Germania e in Italia (Shylock in Germany and in Italy) –  Filmscreening and discussion on Shylock in Germany and Italy throughout the 20th century.

27 June 2016, 6 p.m.,  Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza – Lecture – Donatella Calabi on  Architettura chiusa – architettura aperta? Il Ghetto di Venezia nel contesto urbano, and booklaunch of Venezia e il Ghetto. 500 anni del ‘recinto degli ebrei’, Bollati Boringhieri, Torino 2016 (Venise, Le Ghetto: 500 années, Liana Levi, Paris 2016).

September 4th , 12 p.m. – Sale Apollinee del Gran Teatro La Fenice, Campo San Fantin – With the words of Music – Lest we forget  – A concert for the 500 Years of the Ghetto of Venice. Organised by the German Center for Venetian Studies and the Municipality of Venice with the support of Fondazione Giorgio Cini. Musicians: Francesca Dego, violin, Silvia Chiesa, cello, and  Mariangela Vacatello, piano. Music by  Antonio Vivaldi, Erwin Schulhoff and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Free entrance.

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